Due to lockdown amid coronavirus pandemic, the Kerala Engineering, Architecture and Medical entrance examinations (KEAM 2020) has been postponed. The entrance exams slated to be conducted on April 20 and 21, 2020.
“Due to Covid-19 epidemic and the lockdown, Kerala Engineering/Pharmacy entrance examinations scheduled to be held on 20th and 21st April, 2020 have been postponed. New dates will be announced later,” according to the circular issued by Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala.
As per circular reads, “In view of the nationwide lockdown imposed to check the widespread outbreak of ‘COVID-19’ pandemic the examination cannot be conducted as per the scheduled date. In the above circumstances, Government hereby postpone the KEAM – 2020 examination scheduled to be conducted on 20.04.2020 & 21.04.2020 to another date which will be decided later.”
KEAM 2020 is conducted for candidates to take admission in engineering courses to colleges in the state.
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